The average salary for an Event Planner with Event Planning skills is C$45,965.
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Job Description for Event Planner
An event planner organizes and facilitates special events, large gatherings, and functions that are often of a celebratory nature. The events planner may be employed by a large corporation that frequently holds such functions for employees or clients. It is often common that businesses in the hospitality industry also have their own event planner on staff to help individuals and businesses execute these special gatherings. The most important skill of an event planner is organization. To do this…Read more
Event Planner Tasks
- Determine logistics, including food and beverage needs and establish date(s) and alternate dates for event.
- Identify and secure venues for events in addition to acquiring permits.
- Coordinate transportation and parking, location support, arrangement of decor and furniture, and emergency support.
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Popular Skills for Event Planner
Skills in Event Management, Budget Management, Project Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing.
Pay by Experience Level for Event Planner
An early career Event Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,123 based on 80 salaries. A mid-career Event Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,491 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Event Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,507 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$72,249.
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Employees with Event Planner in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (12.9% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kitchener, Ontario (8.8% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (0.8% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (0.4% less).
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